BIG LOVE

’Tis the season for sipping stouts in Buckhead.

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The abysmally dark, creamy ales we know as stouts are always within reach this time of year. It’s not just the coziness you’d expect from a frothy pint of Guinness, but the comfort foods these malty sips pair so well with that earn them designation as a go-to cold weather beer.

The origin of Stouts can be traced back […]

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Inside Buckhead’s new, elite speakeasy.

The 25-and-up Supply & Demand serves only top-shelf spirits to its membership-only clientele.

The 25-and-up Supply & Demand serves only top-shelf spirits to its membership-only clientele.

If you haven’t heard about Buckhead’s newest speakeasy-style watering hole, Supply & Demand, you aren’t alone. Opened in September along Cains Hill Place behind Churchill’s British Pub, this 25-andup bar is an intimate address […]

Going Wilde for absinthe

Why the literary liquor deserves a second chance.

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Ten years ago, while studying abroad in Italy, I drank absinthe for the first time. Excited to try the infamous drink consumed by so many literary greats, my enthusiasm faded after the first sip. This mysterious green liquor smacked of licorice and wasn’t given the traditional softening of water and sugar: it was like a punch in […]

One tequila, two tequila …

Jacob Gluck brings the flavor of Mexico to Buckhead.

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“We like to say that we’re Mexico grown and Atlanta zoned,” says Jacob Gluck, CEO and founder of the newly minted Goza Tequila. The Buckhead based tequila brand just made its debut in Georgia this April, and is being poured at several Buckhead spots, such as Hal’s The Steakhouse, Twist, Yebo and The Ivy Buckhead. […]

THINK PINK

Discover summer’s idyllic pairing in a cool bottle of rosé.

Glass of rose wine on wooden rail at sunset

Glass of rose wine on wooden rail at sunset

Light, drinkable, floral and best served chilled, the pinkish rosé is a fitting accompaniment to Buckhead’s balmy June. Though often dismissed for its feminine hue, the versatile wine stands up to a range of flavors, and is excellent […]

Boozy brunch

Elevate Sunday’s fave meal with a cocktail at these Buckhead spots— or create your own!

This melon-hued Pimm’s Cup from Holeman and Finch packs a pretty punch.

This melon-hued Pimm’s Cup from Holeman and Finch packs a pretty punch.

Brunch inhabits that cozy space between weekday and weekend, vacation and work. And no month owns it quite so well as May. These three Sunday brunches stand […]

Crazy about wine

Vino Venue is a hybrid of store, restaurant and classroom under one roof.

The wine enthusiast can visit Vino Venue for wine tastings, wine classes, cooking classes, food events, or to pick up a bottle of wine.

The wine enthusiast can visit Vino Venue for wine tastings, wine classes, cooking classes, food events, or to pick up a bottle of wine.

STORY: Kelly Skinner

“Wine is really […]

The Main Squeeze: Get a fresh start in 2015 at these local juice spots

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You celebrated. You overindulged. You wrote resolutions and are now poised to start the new year smarter and healthier. Post casserole season, taking advantage of Buckhead’s various juice bars can be a savvy first step. “There isn’t a specific profile of a person who would benefit the most from juicing,” advises Julie Taube, local Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. “If you know that you’re not getting enough fruits […]

Distill our hearts: American Spirit Whiskey is opening the Buckhead area’s first distillery

STORY: Kelly Skinner

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Jim Chasteen and Charlie Thompson have long fancied themselves whiskey connoisseurs. Heck, they swilled the stuff with urgency during their college days as roommates at the University of Georgia (someone’s gotta do it) more than a decade ago.

At some point, they talked about making their own whiskey. And then they did. “To this day, I don’t know why we […]

Drink like a man: Your Crash Course In Scotch Whisky

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“I love scotch, scotchy scotch scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly.” – Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

STORY: Kelly Skinner

Dennis Wood Chops_photo by Sara HannaThere’s something inherently manly about Scotch whisky. Made from malted barley or cereal grains, it’s an old-fashioned, fire- bellied drink aged in barrels and served simply—all you need is a glass. […]